EU (European Union)
EU 'safe' travel list
Who can travel to Europe from 1 Jul?
The European Union plans to open its borders to non-essential travellers such as tourists and most business people from a limited number of countries outside the bloc from 1 July.
30 June 2020, 15:58
Bangladesh seeks Slovenia’s support on Rohingya issue
Slovenian president Borut Pahor has assured Bangladesh of extending its support for an immediate and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas to their ancestral lands in Myanmar
23 June 2020, 13:52
EU proposes emergency leeway on gene engineering rules for COVID-19 vaccines
The proposal is part of a wider EU strategy, which also includes investing around 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion) for the advance purchase of vaccines under development, in a bid to secure enough ...
17 June 2020, 10:19
Germany to lift travel ban for EU, UK, Schengen countries from 15 June
Germany will lift a travel ban for European Union member states plus Britain, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland from 15 June as long as there are no entry bans or large-scale lockdowns ...
3 June 2020, 9:38
Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to add countries to invitation list
Trump said the G7, which groups the world's most advanced economies, was a "very outdated group of countries" in its current format.
31 May 2020, 3:21
EU to unveil trillion-euro rescue package
European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen will on Wednesday propose a roughly one-trillion-euro post-virus recovery fund for Europe, but will have to win over sceptical member states
27 May 2020, 5:00
Foreign minister for ensuring transparency in dev partners’ aid activities
Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has conveyed the European ambassadors stationed in Dhaka that freedom without responsibility may result in social chaos and indiscipline
21 May 2020, 10:52
EU to mobilise over €334m to combat COVID-19 in Bangladesh
The European Union (EU) on Wednesday said the team Europe is mobilising over € 334 million or around Tk 31 billion to tackle the COVID-19 situation and its aftermath in Bangladesh
21 May 2020, 3:06
EU provides Tk 4.28b to Bangladesh for education development
The European Union has provided Tk 4.28 billion (46.125 million euro) to the Bangladesh government to support the country’s key national reforms in the education sector
19 May 2020, 18:29
EU should temporarily ban Chinese takeovers: Germany's Weber
The German government agreed last month to tighten rules to protect domestic firms from unwanted takeovers by investors from non-European Union countries
17 May 2020, 4:14